Marvel

Hasbro’s Mighty Muggs: Because Funko Pops Have Soulless Eyes

If you know me, you know I love Funko Pops. Actually, that’s a lie, but I respect Funko Pops. Simple molds to make inexpensive collectibles across a mind-boggling range of properties. It’s both a good business model and a good way to make figurines accessible to casual collectors. I mean, I hate them with a …

Black Panther Now Expected To Make $165 Million At Domestic Box Office Opening Weekend

  The Marvel Cinematic Universe, and just the Marvel Comics film universe in general, has a big year in 2017. Infinity War is coming, Ant-Man and the Wasp will feature the first female co-lead, the X-Men are tackling the Dark Phoenix storyline again, Deadpool is locked and loaded for his sequel, but it’s all going …

Gorgeous comic book gives Afro-Brazilian mythology the Avengers treatment

A lot of nerd culture is dominated by European mythology, from Thor to Lord of the Rings or even Harry Potter, just to name a few. There’s nothing wrong with that. I’m as crazy for Norse mythology as the next girl. But far from just a disservice to African or Asian or Middle Eastern cultures, this blind …

Save the Galaxy and Argue with Your Friends April 28th

The Tribeca Games Festival starts a week from today with an opening night party April 28th that’s packed full of games goodness for you to enjoy, the largest of which is the crowd play of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, Episode 1. Be one of the first to play it and experience …

Prepare For Wakanda With Rise of the Black Panther

Black Panther, with its stunning Afrofuturism and star-studded cast and Kendrick Lamar(!) soundtrack, is so close to arriving on movie screens we can almost taste the jollof rice. Naturally, we’re all finding our own ways of waiting and dealing with the hype. You could watch T’Challa’s scenes in Captain America: Civil War on loop. Or …